Connecticut Wedding – Nick & Naomi

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My heart. These two. This wedding.

You may remember Nick and Naomi from their beautiful and emotional engagement session upon Max Patch Mountain (which was recently named one of Junebug Weddings Best of 2015!) What many might not know is that Nick and Naomi were all set to get married in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. Throughout their planning they came to realize that they didn’t want to get married anywhere else but the rolling hills and beautiful scenery of where they first met and grew up in Lakeville, CT. I don’t think anyone could have asked for a more perfect day. Every emotion expressed and felt, every detail and handmade element. Nick artfully handcrafted their wedding rings, the florals and herbs were grown throughout the year by Naomi’s Mother, and the arbor they wed under was hand built by both families. Honestly it’s hard to choose my favorite moment as I reflect on the day. Besides all the heartfelt tears and hugs given by everyone in attendance, I especially loved the song that Nick wrote and performed for Naomi during the reception and the releasing of the wish lanterns into the air for the happy couple at the conclusion of the wedding day. A huge thank you to the wonderful Valerie for traveling to Connecticut with me and helping photograph the wedding. I wouldn’t have wanted anyone else there. This wedding day was truly a tribute and reflection of not only the deep love that Nick and Naomi have for each other, but the abundance of love and support of their family and friends. Nick and Naomi, it was such an honor to tell your story through my eyes and heart by knowing your hearts. The world is a better place because your in it, and I’m so excited to see you take on this life together. Love you both!

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Vendors I Loved:
Venue: Fairfield Farm
Dress & Handmade Sash: Wildflower Bridal (Watters)
Florist: Sweet Haven Farm
Cake: Freunds Cake Market
Jewelry: Noyes Designs

Creative Virginia Wedding Photographer // Adventures in Second Shooting » Valerie Demo - […] will be joining me at one of my weddings in Texas this April (can’t wait!)… Be sure to check out her blog of Nick and Naomi’s day. It was the sweetest, most fun day. Here are a few of my favorites from their big day for the sake […]

Winston Salem Lifestyle Engagement – Rob & Megan

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Loved spending the afternoon and night with these two – cooking, dancing, and relaxing in their home. Lifestyle sessions have become such a favorite of mine; home is where people feel the most comfortable and I get to know a couple even better as I’m welcome into their daily life and happenings. Rob and Megan started the session with some cocktails and cooked up dinner for the night. We chatted about life, their beautifully styled home (that Rob literally designed and did the projects himself!), and their upcoming wedding. A highlight was when they turned up the music and danced in the kitchen with drinks in hand and food cooking on the stove. These two have such a beautiful connection and are constantly laughing. Time flew by that afternoon capturing their love. We also explored the streets of Winston and headed to the County fair later that night, but due to the ridiculous amounts of images I wanted to share – I decided to highlight the images of Rob and Megan being cozy in their home.

Ashley - Love these so much. I just did my first in home session and I’m obsessed. My favorite type of session for sure. These are beautiful!

Wormsloe Engagement Savannah Georgia – Will & Karli

One of the first questions I ask couples upon inquiring with me is if they are comfortable cuddling, and this was their exact response: “Yes, we do that naturally anyways. Will would also like to add that we are severe cuddlers!” You’ll see as you look through the images how true those statements are – could they be any sweeter together? We explored the forests and live oak lined streets of Wormsloe Historic Site in Savannah Georgia and as the sun was setting (and gates nearly locked on us!), we made our way to romantic streets of downtown Savannah. They have such a beautiful energy together and I loved getting to know them both as people and as a couple. Can’t wait to be back in Savannah for your wedding next spring!